1675 (+) Aristocrat Francis Charteris aka The Rape-Master General, is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1846 (+) Writer Comte Isidore Ducasse De Lautréamont is born in Montevideo, Uruguay.
1914 (+) Writer Marguerite Donnadieu Duras is born in Giadinh, Indochina.
1915 (+) Musician and Father of Chicago Blues Muddy Waters originally McKinley Morganfield, is born in Issaquena County, Mississippi, the USA.
1918 (-) An unidentified woman is murdered by Henri Desiré Landru aka The Bluebeard Murderer, in Gambais, France.
1929 (-) Autombile designer Karl Friedrich Benz dies at the age of 84 in Ladenburg, Germany.
1932 (+) Filmmaker Andrei Arseniewitsch Tarkovski is born in Zavrashje, Russia.
1932 (+) Actor Anthony Perkins aka Norman Bates, is born in New York, New York, USA.
1941 (-) Child-Murderer Samuel Morgan is executed by hanging at the age of 28 in Walton Gaol, United Kingdom.
1943 (+) Murderer Peter Anthony Allen is born in Wallasey, Cheshire, United Kingdom.
1945 (+) Political activist Daniel Marc Cohn-Bendit is born in Montauban, France.
1946 (x) 49-year-old Serial Killer Marcel André Henri Felix Petiot aka The Triangular Chamber of Death Murderer, is sentenced to death in Paris, France.
1957 (+) Filmmaker Aki Olavi Kaurismäki is born in Orimattila, Finland.
1962 (-) Murderer James Hanratty aka The A6 Lay-By Murderer, is executed by hanging at the age of 25 in Bedford Prison, United Kingdom.
1967 (x) A group of 80 marines clears the main hall of the Central Station of ‘thugs’ and assembled youngsters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1968 (-) Martin Luther King jr., is shot dead by James Earl Ray aka The Man Who Shot Martin Luther King, at the age of 39 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
1970 (x) 26-year-old RAF Leader Andreas Bernd Baader is arrested in Berlin, Germany.
He was using a fake ID in the name of Peter Chotjewitz.
1973 (x) 13-year-old Murderer and son of Joseph Kallinger, The Shoemaker, Joey Kallinger is arrested and charged with vandalism, trespassing and conspiracy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
1975 (x) 155 War-orphans Die in US Airforce D-5A Galaxy crash in Saigon, Tan Sonnhut Airport, Vietnam.
1979 (-) Ex-Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Boettho is executed by hanging in Islamabad, Pakistan.
1979 (-) Josephine Whitaker is beaten to death by Peter Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper, at the age of 19 in Halifax, Saville Park, United Kingdom.
1979 (+) Actor Heath Andrew Ledger is born in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
1983 (-) Actress Gloria May Josephine Swanson dies of heart failure at the age of 84 in New York City, New York, USA.
1984 (-) Tina Risico is abducted, sexually assaulted and tortured by Christopher Wilder aka The Beauty Queen Killer, at the age of 16 in Del Ammo Shopping Center, California, USA.
After 9 days of torture she was left for dead, but survived.
1988 (-) Unidentified woman is stabbed to death and mutilated by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, at the age of 25 in Krasny Sulin, Russia.
1994 (-) Murderer Richard Beavers is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Prison, Texas, USA.